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Stephen Langton

1150 - 1228

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Stephen Langton (c. 1150 – 9 July 1228) was an English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Canterbury between 1207 and his death in 1228. The dispute between King John of England and Pope Innocent III over his election was a major factor in the crisis which produced Magna Carta in 1215. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stephen Langton has received more than 389,891 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia. Stephen Langton is the 1,458th most popular religious figure (down from 1,263rd in 2019), the 1,816th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,597th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular British Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Stephen Langton ranks 1,458 out of 2,238Before him are Kōdō Sawaki, Kaundinya, Arp Schnitger, Bashar ibn Burd, Joseph Cardijn, and Theophylact of Constantinople. After him are John, Old Lord of Beirut, Gershom ben Judah, Jan Sarkander, Giovanni Lajolo, Ludwig Müller, and Gaudentius of Brescia.

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Among people born in 1150, Stephen Langton ranks 23Before him are Bonanno Pisano, Peter II of Bulgaria, Urraca of Portugal, Amalric of Bena, Il-Arslan, and Conon de Béthune. After him are Vitale II Michiel, Heinrich von Veldeke, Mstislav III of Kiev, Wincenty Kadłubek, Benedetto Antelami, and Orio Mastropiero. Among people deceased in 1228, Stephen Langton ranks 6Before him are Isabella II of Jerusalem, Stefan the First-Crowned, Robert I, Latin Emperor, Mstislav Mstislavich, and Maria of Courtenay. After him is Aimeric de Peguilhan.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Stephen Langton ranks 1,816 out of 7,765Before him are John A. Hobson (1858), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), Michael Jackson (1942), Eric Woolfson (1945), Spencer Perceval (1762), and John Lydon (1956). After him are J. F. C. Fuller (1878), Tim Rice (1944), John Fastolf (1380), Phil Lynott (1949), Charles Barry (1795), and Henry Percy (1364).

Among RELIGIOUS FIGURES In United Kingdom

Among religious figures born in United Kingdom, Stephen Langton ranks 43Before him are John Smyth (1570), Rafael Merry del Val (1865), John Nelson Darby (1800), Roger Deakins (1949), Dunstan (909), and Julian of Norwich (1342). After him are Joseph Butler (1692), Sigfrid of Sweden (1000), Mary Ward (1585), Willibald (700), Cuthbert (635), and Willehad (735).